Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Happy HOLDAYS

Happy Wednesday it is always a blessing and Honor to have you visit my blog.

I enjoy creating each of my cards and love all challenges.
I used cream cardstock and layered it with a lovely printed Christmas paper from Michaels crafts.
I cut this tag and added a oval disk of real wood that hubby cut for me last year. I then added a embellishment from my stash.
I made two small holes in my tag and added Gold string from RRR.


Thank you for visiting my blog today.I hope you all have a wonderful fun week.
I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you.I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Freshly made sketch #256
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
Simon Says Wednesday blog - anything goes
Crop Stop! - anything goes

God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie

family time

It is always a blessing and a honor to have you stop by and visit my blog.
I enjoy playing along in all challenges and I love creating each of my cards, I used Brown Kraft Card Stock From Michaels crafts. I layered it with Our Daily Bread design wood grain design paper. I added a piece of burlap and a burlap string bow, Veneer clock, and added a flower in fall colors. all from my stash, sticker by Tim Holtz idea - ology . from Michaels crafts  
 pieces of wood from small sticks hubby cut for me.

Thank you again for visiting my blog I would love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Word art Wednesday - anything goes


God Bless you always.
             Hugs
             Dottie

Fall

Hello everyone and welcome to Word Art Wednesday challenge. I hope you are all having a wonderful safe week.
 I am the Guest designer  for the month of September here at Word Art Wednesday, I hope you enjoy my card.
I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating each of my cards. I used Card stock from my stash. I printed out PSALM 119:89 for this Challenge.I added a cute Orange bow using my ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon  SEPTEMBER RIBBON CLUB ASSORTMENT.
 
I used my ODBD new release SEASONS CHANGE STAMP SET & WHEELBARROW DIE CUT
I colored in the wheelbarrow using my Tim Holtz Distress Markers and Copic sketch from Michaels.

Thank you for visiting my blog today, I hope you all enjoyed my card today. I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Word Art Wednesday

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

Monday, September 26, 2016

Fall Colors

Hello Everyone it is always a honor and pleasure for you to visit my blog. I hope you are all going to have a wonderful safe week.
I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating my cards.  I used my New Spice Market colored Cardstock Paper from Michaels.
 Tim Holtz idea-ology Alpha Tile printed paper & embellishments from my stash, Bow and Ribbon from RRR.  

Thank you again for visiting, I'd love to have you become a Follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you, I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
MoJo Monday # 467
Simon Monday Challenge

God Bless
   Hugs
 Dottie 

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Baby Boy Gift...

Welcome to my blog another beautiful day here in Florida. I know it is now Fall but not here not before December or January, then in February we get maybe 2 weeks of cooler weather and by March the pools are open again.
I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating each of my cards and things. to I used White card stock from  Michaels. I also used Baby Boy / New Arrival by heidi grace designs open stock from Michaels.
I used My wood stamp and embellishments from my stash.

Thank you for visiting my blog it is always a blessing and honor to have you stop by may your day be filled with joy and Happiness. I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card today in the following challenge.
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Gift it .
God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Spooktacular

Happy Wednesday, been a fun week have friends staying with us  from DE.  its been beautiful sunny and warm their vacation has been perfect. and we are happy to have them.
I enjoy playing along in all challenges.I enjoy creating each of my cards. I used Cream, Black & printed card stock from Michaels.

I added ribbon from RRR. and A gem from my stash.I stamped it with my wood block stamp Spooktacular.


Thank you for visiting my blog, today it is always a blessing  and a honor to have you stop by. I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and i would be happy to do the same for you, I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Freshly made Sketches #255
God Bless you always 
             Hugs
           Dottie

Monday, September 19, 2016

Black Kittens

Happy Monday, Hope everyone is going to have a good week.
I enjoy playing along challenges, and I love making my cards and creating anything crafty. I used Orange Card stock from MICHAELS, printed paper ribbon and little girl pic from my stash.
 I used my clear stamp happy halloween and
 Tim Holtz Distress Ink black soot.

It is always a blessing and Honor to have you Visit my blog, I's love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

 I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Mojo Monday #466

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

Friday, September 16, 2016

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Happy Friday, hope everyone had a good week. boy the weeks seem to be just flying by us all .
I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating each of my cards. I used Tim Holtz COLLAGE MINI #TH93111 Kraft card stock from Michaels. a doilie I added a Tag with a wood button, bakers twine, a tag and cloth sticker all from my stash.

Thank You for visiting my blog today, I hope you're all going to have a fun weekend. I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following card challenge.
Really Reasonable Ribbon - things that fly 

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie
 

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

AUTUMN


Happy Wednesday  glad to be back playing along with another challenge. fall is coming so soon !
 I always enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating each of my cards. I used Cream and Rust Card stock from Michaels. I also used my new stamp Acorn Chucky from North Coast Creations # NC007
I used my Tim Holtz Distress markers I used my Spellbinder die cuts Standard Circle and Lacey Circles
 I also added a tag that reads AUTUMN from my stash 2 pieces of ribbon also from my stash.

Thank you for visiting my blog today, I hope you're all having a wonderful week, I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Freshly Made Sketches
Word Art Wednesday
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge 
4 Crafty Chicks


God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

Indian Corn -Fall

Happy Wednesday everyone, wow the summer just flew by and before we know it, Fall will be here. Except in our area its still summer type weather in Florida.

I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating each of my card. I used cream card stock, from my stash. Copic Sketch,Tim Holtz Distress Ink, from Michaels


Mixed fall colors string, tiny chest nut.Our Daily Bread Design Die and stamp set Indian Corn



I used my Wood block stamp ( May the Bounty)  from Hero Arts # E961.

Thank you for visiting my blog today, I hope you're all having a wonderful week, I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Simon Wednesday Challenge - Clean and simple
Word Art Wednesday 248 & 249 -Anything
4craftychicks
God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

For the mountains shall depart

Happy Wednesday, Hoping you are all having a fun week. Here on the west coast of Fl it is just beautiful..


I enjoy playing along in all challenges,  and creating each of my cards. I used lavender Cardstock from Michaels.
lovely lavender roses ,Mulberry Berry bead spray "white" and lavender ribbon all from Really Reasonable Ribbon .
The lavender Ribbon is from the September Ribbon Club Assortment by Really Reasonable Ribbon club.
I used a cream color tag from my stash and I printed out Isiah 54:10 for Word Art Wednesday challenge . I added 3 lavender pearls & a small green bow from my stash.

Thank you so much visiting my blog today, I love being a Guest Design team member for the month of September . Thank you Karen. I's love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. 
I always enjoy making new blog friends.

 I am sharing my card in the following challenge
 Word Art Wednesday # 248 & 249 - anything goes

God Bless
   Hugs
 Dottie


Monday, September 12, 2016

bounty

Happy Monday everyone hope you all have a great week. went to Gracie's school today to spend lunch with her for Grandparents day. anything for Gracie !!

i enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating my cards. I used white card stock from Michaels, and I layered it with  peach printed and cream from my stash, I added 3 blue gems, flower, and ribbon and matching bow from Really Reasonable Ribbon  .

Thank you for visitng my blog today, I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Mojo Monday #465

 God Bless
    Hugs
   Dottie

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Autumn Wheel Bortow

Hello everyone hope you are all doing well, sorry I'm a little late things have been crazy busy here.

I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating each of my cards. I used my Kraft Color Z Fold Card,  the New Release - Seasons Change Stamp set and Autumn Wheel Borrow die cut from Our Daily Bread designs.



I also used my Tim Holtz Distress Markers and some of my Copic sketch pens. I added a pretty fall ribbon from my stash.
I then stamped   "sweet and smiling are thy ways, Beauteous, golden Autumn days" Set # CBD215
 lastly I stamped Happy Thanksgiving and added 2 fall leaves.

Thank you for visiting my blog today, I hope you're all having a good weekend. I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following Challenge.
 Our Daily Bread designs 

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie 

God Bless America

We will never forget this tragedy.. God Bless America

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Fall is Here

Hello everyone hope all is well, beautiful sunny warm weather here in Florida.  Hubby is very busy with her train layout and I'm busy in my craft room and painting  inside our home love it nice and fresh. Nothing like a clean home !
I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I lovemaking cards and creating other things as well.I used cardstock  from my stash I used my Sizzix original die cut Pumpkin.
I added a sticker embellishment "Fall IS Here.

Thank you for visiting my blog,I hope you're all having a wonderful week. I'd love to have you to become a new follower of my blog, and I will be happy to do the same for you.I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Freshly Made Sketches -

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

HAPPY HALLOWEEN - BLACK CAT

Happy Wednesday, I hope everyone is having a good and safe week. another beautiful day here on the west coast of Florida.
wow time fly's, We are here almost 26 yrs and it is the best thing we ever did, other then having our family & Our love . No regrets !!

I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating each of my cards. I used Black & white card stock from Michaels Crafts.


I used my New Tim Holtz stamp cling stamp-Happy Halloween mini blue prints. Black ink pad, 3 black gems, and a small Black bow from my stash.


 Thank you for visiting my blog today, I'd love to have you become a new follower of my blog and I would  be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge .
Simon Says Wednesday challenge - anything goes.
Crop stop - anything goes
God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie 

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

baby

Wow am I moving slow! I should have had this posted yesterday. but thing have been a little busy down here. can't believe my grandchildren are in school 3 weeks already. time fly's.

today I made this card for the Mojo Monday & Simon Monday challenge.
I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love making cards. I used cream cardstock from Michaels crafts.
I layered it with lime green polka dot paper from my stash. I then stamped my little teddy bear, using my copic sketch pens I colored him in. I added some other establishments from my stash.
Thank you for visiting my blog today, I hope you're all having a wonderful week. I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends. I hope you will come and visit again soon.


I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Mojo Monday Challenge # 464
Simon Monday Challenge

 God Bless
    Hugs
   Dottie

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Candy Apple

Hello all. hope all is well for everyone. it's a rainy day here Florida on the West coast.

I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love making my cards. I used white card stock and alphabet card stock a Wood Block Apple # A252E from Michaels Crafts.
I also used my wood stamp Thank you !
I also used my Copic sketch pens # E37 - G21 -E07.Tim Holtz stamp gathered twigs,
 black and white twine from my stash.
Thank you for visiting my blog today. I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Curtain Call - Candy Apple
Word Art Wednesday -# 246 - 247
Simon Says challenge - anything goes.
God Bless
  Hugs
  Dottie

Autumn Colors

Hi all, been a crazy week with rain and some wind we have been very lucky once again, no damage  no flooding by us. I truly love a nice rainy day.as I figured after over 25 yrs here the storm didn't hit us like they expected.

I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating each of my cards. I used brown cardstock from Michaels.
I used my MS. hand punch Branches,I used fall printed paper from my stash, I used my stamp and die set Watering can,from ODBD . 
My ribbons & gold string are from Really Reasonable Ribbon.I added a flower from my stash and a yellow ribbon on my tag, I also sewed all around my card. my die cut from
Cherry Lynn Designs

 I used my Verve Stamps Bountiful Harvest  and I used my stamp pad   kaleidacolor by STAMPIN UP stampin' pad - Spectrum.

Thank you for visiting my blog today, I hope you're all having a good weekend.and keeping dry.I'd love to have you become a new follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following Challenge.
Really Reasonable Ribbon # 148 

God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie  

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Berry Branches

Happy Wednesday. Hope everyone is having a good week.
 I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating each of my cards and other projects.
Today I used cream, dark green,maroon and music note paper all from my stash. I used my Cherry Lynn Design Merry Christmas Die cut and my Holly leaf Die

I used my hole punch to make the Berries and added a Christmas tree embellishment from my stash.

Thank you for visiting my blog today, I'd love to have you become a new follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you.I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Simon Says Wednesday - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday # 246 & 247

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

Abundant BLESSINGS


Happy Wednesday ~ well looks like we now have a Tropical Storm Hermine, our schools will be closed tomorrow. had a water spout come off Maderia Beach, here is a local weather map. We don't normally get this stuff and I for one is still questioning it. I'm more concerned about our Daughter in Ga. it is headed her way then up the East coast.





I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating each of my cards or projects. today I used White,Tan, Orange & Green card stock, some Mosaic Mosaique 
stickers from Michaels crafts. a die cut by  
I used my Verve clear Stamp Abundant BLESSINGS 
 Bountiful harvest vs-10-026I 
also used burlap, printed craft stock paper and orange string to make my bow. all from my stash. 

Thank you for visiting my blog today, I hope you're all having a safe week, I'd love to have you to become a new follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
                      Freshly made skectches -252


God Bless
 Hugs
 Dottie 

Blessings

Happy Wednesday, hoping everyone is having a good week. Here on the West Coast of Florida we are getting some rain and wind. As we expected it is a big nothing. it is moving up to the NE, as always.

I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating each of my cards. I used white card stock, Burlap ribbon from my stash. Green leaf paper, Tim Holtz Distress Markers - & Distress Ink. Verve Stamps "Bountiful Harvest # vs10-026
a olive green small button and orange thread, a tiny orange clothes pin  from my stash. I used my rust seem binding from RRR.   

I added a action wobbles behind my circle . I used my spellbinder Circle die. S4-116.
Thank you for visiting my blog today, I'd love to have you become a new follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes # 246 - 247.
Simon says Stamp Wednesday
Really Reasonable Ribbon
God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie

expection is from him Psalm. 62:5

Blessing today on this beautiful Wednesday morning. sunny sky's and beautiful day.


I enjoy playing long in all challenges, and I love making my cards. I used baby blue & white card stock from my stash. I used Brown seam binding  by Really Reason Ribbon

I printed out the Psalm 62:5. for this weeks card challenge at Word Art Wednesday. I added a couple of paper flowers from my stash and cream buttons. and Gold twine from Really Reasonable Ribbon.



Thank you for visiting my blog today, I hope you're all having a wonderful week, Id love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new Blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following Challenge.
Word Art Wednesday.

 God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie



Monday, August 29, 2016

SEW

Happy Monday everyone, Got some great News we are having a new Great grand daughter later January or early February. what wonderful news and so Happy for our Bubba and Donna. this will make #5 ! Pop and I can't wait.

 I know you folks up north has summer ending very soon you will all be covering your pools and getting ready for fall.

Here  on the West coast of Florida we are expecting some rain and wind  Thursday and Friday but the East Coast is expecting much worse. tropical storm or possible "category 1" hurricane. Just one more reason I love the Tampa bay area West Coast.


          What another great Challenge at Simon Monday
I enjoy playing along in all  challenges, Today on this challenges I got to use one of most favorite products,
Tim Holtz..I used Collage mini stash #TH9311. I also used  ALPHA TILES, HINGE CLIPS  all from the Tim Holtz collection.

 I added a black clothes pin,a small hanger a old sewing bobbin with black thread, a small piece of burlap, all from my stash. black seem binding and lace from Really Reasonable Ribbon. 
  and I used a zig zag stitch on my sewing machine.

Thank you for visiting my blog today.I hope everyone have a fun and safe week. I'd love to have you become a new follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Simon Monday Challenge - its a stitch up

   God Bless
     Hugs
    Dottie